Rodney Allain

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Life at Brazilian prison where 'the state has lost control'

NATAL, Brazil (AP) — For nearly two years, guards didn't dare enter the cell blocks at the Alcacuz prison in northeastern Brazil. And with good …

Brazil

21 Android secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

Android News

Kawasaki Unveils Limited Edition 2017 Ninja H2 Carbon Superbike

For 2017, Kawasaki’s standard street model Ninja H2 sportbike has been refined with a list of updates and for those who want to invest in a model …

Motorcycles

The NLO Yamaha XT500 Snow Bike

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Engineering<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Yamaha<p>Snow bikes have been growing in popularity in recent years, and there’s been a surge in the …

Motorcycles

Drop What You're Doing and Make These Super-Easy Biscuits | MyRecipes

Five ingredients: flour, butter, salt, leavening, milk. Should be simple, yes? Yes, it should. It’s so simple that most recipes give you next to no …

9 Fluffy Facts About the Shih Tzu

The shih tzu, known for its humorous-sounding name (the real pronunciation is actually “sheed-zoo,” thank you very much), has a lot to offer. Loyal …

Pets

8 unique green alternatives to cut flowers

<b>Say I love you with these lovely living gifts that go easy on the planet.</b><p>Oh how we love to give flowers to our beloved on holidays. It's estimated …

Gardening

9 Vegetarian Meatball Recipes Because Vegballs Should Be a Thing

Meatballs are a tried-and-true comfort food and sound even better in the chilly winter months when all we need is something warm, stat. And since we …

A Brief History of Military Motorcycles

Reading time: about 13 minutes.<p>eBay<br>• Motorcycles<p>The creation of the first viable motorcycles began in earnest in the early twentieth century, and as is …

World History

Alys Fowler: how to give your seedlings the best start in life

It’s the sign of a new season, the first glimpse of hope that the days are lengthening and it is all beginning again. Perhaps more importantly it is a sign of a happy gardener; I know of many who find a great sense of satisfaction from a windowsill full of seedlings. But what happens if you can’t …

Gardening

Record-setting number of vintage motorcycles head to auction

The world's largest antique and vintage motorcycle auction convenes Thursday in Las Vegas, as the first gavels fall on the 26th annual Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction.<p>The four-day sale is likely to be a record-setter. Last year's three-day Mecum event, which saw an 80% sell-through rate on the …

Las Vegas

15 essential recipes you should know by heart

If you can cook these 15 dishes by heart, chances are you'll have fewer cookie dinners and all-coffee breakfasts. That's because these are the …

Cooking

Get Cooking: How to clean mushrooms

<i>Editor’s note: This is first in a series of columns on getting back to basics in the kitchen. Noted Denver area food writer Bill St. John will show</i> …

Mushrooms

How To Eat Seaweed, For Those Of You Who Have No Idea

The leafy greens of the sea deserve a spot on our plates.<p>If you’ve had your fill of kale, and you couldn’t possibly imagine eating another spinach salad, consider trying the leafy green of the sea. Yes, we’re talking about seaweed. There’s a whole world of greens that comes from the ocean and they …

Seaweed

The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 3

Blanche Vaughan’s pork chops with apple and fennel<p>A very French style dish, rich with butter and cream but sharp with tangy apple and mustard. Try to find good quality pork loin chops with plenty of fat, which keeps the meat succulent.<p>Serves 2<b><br>butter</b> 10g<b><br>oil</b> 1 tbsp<b><br>pork chops</b> 400g<b><br>sea salt and</b> …

Italian Food

Gardening 101: Lemon Tree

Lemon, <i>Citrus x. limon:</i> “Bright and Cheerful”<p>The main problem a lemon tree faces is being an outdoor plant that people want to bring indoors to tame. …

10 Times the Slow Cooker Made Whole30 Easier

The slow cooker is a powerful tool, particularly this blustery time of year when, after a long day at work, all you really want to come home to is a …

Gardening 101: Siberian Squill

Siberian Squill, <i>Scilla siberica</i> “The Survivor”<p>With its small, bell-shaped blue blossoms surrounded by gray-green leaves like tiny spears, Siberian …

Arctic Circle

Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Special equipment: cheesecloth and butcher's twine<p>Put the peppercorns, coriander seeds, mustard seeds, garlic and bay leaves in a piece of …

Cooking

10 New Avocado Toast Recipes To Try

Three Common Misconceptions About Histograms in Photography

If you’re a relatively experienced photographer you probably have a basic understanding of your camera’s histogram, the graph that acts as a …

Photography

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Recipe

<i>When sweet and spicy bacon is missing from your life, happiness is missing from your life. And if all it takes is brown sugar, spice, and an oven to</i> …

Cooking

Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

Gardening 101: Mahonia

Mahonia, <i>Mahonia aquifolium:</i> Oregon Grape Holly<p>Even before the snowdrops and crocuses burst into welcome bloom here in Brooklyn there is another …

How to Choose, Clean, and Care for Your Cutting Boards

If you do any amount of cooking, you’re going to need to cut, chop, and slice, and that means you’re going to need a surface on which to perform all …

Gardening 101: String of Pearls

String of Pearls: <i>Senecio rowleyanus</i><p>The succulent string of pearls, with its small green bubbles along a slender stem, recalls the plastic pop-apart …

Gardening

How to make the perfect lemon curd

A ray of sunshine in one of the darkest months of the year, lighter and zingier than marmalade (and considerably quicker to make), lemon curd is guaranteed to brighten up any breakfast or tea, as well as making a great filling for cakes. (You’re back on the cakes, right?) Formerly often known as …

Baking

A Perfect Pot of Beans—and How to Use It

Despite many a food writer’s best efforts, dried beans are a tough sell for the home cook. Why is this? The cooking process, which you’re probably …

What Do You Want To Know About The 2017 Triumph Street Scrambler And Street Cup?

We're working our way through <b>Triumph's</b> completely revised modern classics line, this time with their all new <b>Street Scrambler</b> and the <b>Street Cup</b>, a …